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 Madeleine L <I>Shockley</I> Slauson

Madeleine L Shockley Slauson

Lafayette, Stark County, Illinois, USA
Death 22 May 1999 (aged 88)
Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot P - 751
Memorial ID 1186468 · View Source
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Madeleine L. Slauson, 88, a resident of St. Anthony's Continuing Care Center, died Saturday, May 22, 1999, at Trinity Medical Center, Rock Island.

Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Esterdahl Mortuary Ltd., Moline. Burial is in National Cemetery, Rock Island.

Visitation is 9 a.m. to service time Tuesday. Memorials may be made to Hope United Church of Christ.

The former Madeleine Shockley was born April 5, 1911, in Lafayette, Ill., the daughter of Ross and Olive Pearl Shockley. She married Kenneth C. Slauson Sept. 6, 1947, in Moline. He preceded her in death Dec. 8, 1988.

She worked for four years for Malcolm Jeweler in Moline and later for Moline American Legion Post 246 as a bookkeeper.

She was a member of Hope United Church of Christ, a charter member of Moline American Legion Post 246 Auxiliary Club and volunteered for the American Red Cross for 11 years during the 1970s. She enjoyed square dancing and was a member of the Promenade Square Dance Club.

Survivors include a sister and brother-in-law, Leona and James Swank, Muscatine; a nephew, Tim Swank, Andalusia; and a great-niece, Alethea Swank, Andalusia.
(Rock Island Argus, May 24, 1999)

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  • Maintained by: Paul Mack
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 26 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1186468
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Madeleine L Shockley Slauson (5 Apr 1911–22 May 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1186468, citing Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Paul Mack (contributor 47145486) .